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Posted by Jane Yang on April 21st, 2012
They’re officially named “block health committees,” but to IRC grants intern Jane Yang they’re the Kakuma refugee camp clean-up brigade, teams of neighborhood volunteers on a mission to ensure safe and sanitary conditions within the camp. more »
Posted by Jane Yang on April 20th, 2012
As Earth Day approaches, a look at how the IRC is working with a community-based nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering refugees and improving the quality of their lives and their environment. more »
Posted by Jane Yang on April 19th, 2012
As Earth Day approaches we’re taking a look at some of the environmental concerns that arise in humanitarian crises; among them, how to address a growing litter problem in a massive refugee camp. more »

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